Unique and Complete Yoga Teacher Training in Goa at Vinyasa Yoga Academy

Welcome to Vinyasa Yoga Academy, the premier academy for yoga teaching in Goa.

We at Vinyasa Yoga Academy teach yoga because we love fellow human beings and the entire world is one for us. We share with you the unique and complete yoga experience enabling you to gain outstanding skills that helps in the pursuit of becoming an accomplished and accredited yoga teacher of repute. Most exceptional is our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Goa, an ideal study course for the beginners and intermediate level learners.
Initial part of our Yoga Teacher Training in Goa is an introduction to the world of yoga for the beginners and a refresher course for the intermediate level learners that are already acquainted with yoga and ayurvedic basic principles and philosophies. Thus the course is a rare combination where you can refresh your skills and acquire greater skills in the realm of yoga and related practices.
Our Yoga TTC in Goa revolves round one of the best yoga forms; the Vinyasa yoga. It does not mean we will not make you familiar with other forms like the Hatha yoga, Asthanga yoga, and Kundalini yoga or their other branches like Anusara yoga etc. But the primary focus will be on learning the intricacies of Vinyasa yoga.
“Vinyasa” refers to arrangement of things in a special way. It involves coordination of breathing with limb movements with a fluent flow of breathe from one posture to another. The yoga form is special and includes Asthanga, Baptiste, Jivamukti, Power yoga and prana flow in it. Accomplishment of mastery to become a Vinyasa yoga teacher is a daunting task but the best yoga school in Goa makes it possible for you with ease and convenience.
When you join our 200 hour yoga teacher training course in Goa you will come to terms with the core features of Vinyasa yoga that is based on a specific flow of sequences and postures like Chaturanga to upward as well as downward facing dog that is common throughout the Vinyasa yoga classes. In brief the yoga learning revolves round your mastering the art of dynamic flow from one posture to another.
In our yoga teacher training in Goa the primary focus is purification of body and mind to reach greater and higher spiritual levels. We at Vinyasa Yoga Academy take care of all your requirements in learning yoga to become a teacher with ideal environment, accommodation, food and beverages, and training imparted by the best specialists in the trade that makes us undisputedly the best yoga school in Goa. Our courses are designed taking into consideration the time tested classic yoga practices as well as the contemporary ones and combination of all the best is what makes us the best in the business.
Join our unique yoga TTC in Goa and it will open up the path to a successful career of accomplished and certified yoga teacher across the globe. You will also acquire the inspiration to serve mankind with greater dedication using the great healing powers of yoga.

We look forward to welcome you with open arms in our heartwarming and uplifting Yoga School in India!
'' Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind.'' Patanjali.

Course program

The course has a duration of 4 weeks. Classes will be held from Monday till Saturday, with a half day on Thursday and an off day on Sunday. The full program can be find under ''Happy Yoga TTC schedule''.

Eligibility and accreditations

The 200HR TTC certification is accessible for anyone who is interested in deepening their Yoga practice.

Vinyasa Yoga Academy is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance, which designates this teacher training program as one which follows Yoga Alliance's standards. Students who complete an approved training with this school may be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance.

To get the 200-Hour Yoga instructor diploma the student needs to attend the 4-weeks duration course. Assessments will be based on written assignments as well as practical evaluations and student conduct will be a part of the assessment criteria.

Ashtanga/Vinyasa Flow Yoga Postures (Asana)
Surya Namaskar A
Surya Namaskar B
Full Primary Series:
1. Padangusthasana
2. Padahasthasana
3. Utthita Trikonasana
4. Parivrtta Trikonasana
5. Utthita Parsvakonasana
6. Parivrtta Parsvakonasana
7. Prasarita Padottanasana A B C & D
8. Parsvottanasana
9. Eka Pada Padangusthasana A B C & D
10. Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
11. Utkatasana
12. Virabhadrasana A & B
13. Dandasana
14. Paschimottanasana A B C & D
15. Purvattanasana
16. Ardha Baddha Padma Uttanasana
17. Triang Mukaikapada Pashimottanasana
18. Janu Sirsasana A B & C
19. Marichyasana A B C & D
20. Navasana
21. Bhujapidasana
22. Kurmasana
23. Supta Kurmasana
24. Garbha Pindasana
25. Kukkutasana
26. Baddha Konasana A & B
27. Konasana
28. Upavishta Konasana
29. Supta Konasana
30. Supta Padangusthasana A & B
31. Ubhaya Padanghusthasana
32. Urdhva Mukha Pashimottanasana
33. Setu Bandhasana
34. Urdhva Dhanurasana
35. Salamba Sarvangasana
36. Halasana
37. Karnapidasana
38. Urdhva Pindasana
39. Matsyasana
40. Urdhva Padmasana
41. Sirsasana
42. Urdhva Dandasana
43. Baddha Padmasana
44. Yogimudra
45. Uplutih
46. Savasana

Pranayama (Power of Breathing)

Introduction of Pranayama , Benefits of pranayama , General guidelines Clavicular , Thorocic and Diaphragmatic Breathing (Yogic Breathing)

Ujjayi
Bhastrika
Kapalbhati
Nadi – Sodhana
Bhramari
Surya – Bhedi & Chandra – Bhedi
Sheetali & Sheetkari

Sitting postures for pranayama sadhana-
1- Easy pose
2- Half-lotus
3- Swastikasana
4- Siddha yoni asana
Mudras (Yoga Gesture and attitude)
Jnana mudra
Chin mudra
Yoni mudra
Bhairava mudra
Shambhavi mudra
Nasikagra
Khechari

Bandhas (Energy Lock)
Preparation
Uddiyana
Jalandhar
Mula & Maha Bandha Teaching
Teaching
Doubts
Meditation (Dhyanam)
Introduction to Meditation
Breathing Awareness Meditation
Om / Mantra Meditation
Trataka
Dynamic meditation
Tips for developing concertation
Silence Practice
Ajapa japa
Antar mouna

Yoga Anatomy
Brief overview:
Digestive System
Respiratory System
Circulatory System
Nervous System
Endocrine System
Organs
Bodily systems
Nadis
Chakras
Guidelines in Studying Asana Anatomy
Muscular System
Skeletal System
Muscle Functions according to Joint Movements
Anatomy of:
Breathing
Inversions
Savasana
Hatha Yoga Postures (Asana)
1.Pawanmuktasana series 1
2.Pawanmuktasana serie 2
3.Pawanmuktasana series 3
4.Surya Namaskar ( sun salutation)
5.Chandra Namaskar (Moon salutation)
6.Tadasana (palm tree pose)
7.Triyak tadasana (swaying palm tree pose)
8.Trikonasana (triangle pose)
9.Parivirtatrikon asana – revolving triangle pose
10.Uttkatasana –chair pose
11.Virbhdrasana 1 -warrior 1
12.Virbhdrasana 2 -warrior 2
13.Virbhdrasana 3 -warrior 3
14.Ardha Chandrasana- Half moon pose
15.Vriksasana – tree pose
16.Parvatasana – mountain pose
17.Adho mukha svanasana – downward facing dog
18.Kati chakrasana – waist rotating pose
19.Malasana – squatted yoga pose
20.Garudasana – eagle pose
21.Baddha Konasana- bound angle pose
22.Rajkapoot asana – pegion pose
23.Bhujanghasana – cobra pose
24.Urdhva mukha svanasana –upward facing dog
25.Matsyasana
26.Setu Bhandasana
27.Utrasana
28.Dhanurasana
29.Salabhasana
30.Supta Virasana- reclining hero pose
31.Virasana –hero pose
32.Vajrasana –thunderbolt
33.Gomukhasana
34.Balasana
35.Dandasana
36.Ardha Matsyendrasana
Yoga philosophy
Week 1
Introduction to yoga ,its philosophy and evolution
Introduction to yoga sutras of patanjali
Definition of yoga
4 aspects of mind and its functions
Daily Schedule of a yoga student
Principles of 5 Basic element & 10 Senses
Week 2
Yama , Niyama (4 days)
Asana , Pranayama & Pratyahara , Dharana , Dhyan , Samadhi (2 Days)
Week 3
Pancha – Vayus
Panchakoshas
Sattva , Rajas & Tamas (Triguna)
Introduction to chakras and its functions
Three Doshas
Week 4
4 padas of yoga sutras
Lives of yogis (Inspiring stories)
Diet & Nutrition for a yogi
Question & Answers

Yoga Cleansing
Rubber-neti
Jalaneti
Kapalbhati
Yoga Nidra
Basic Relaxation
Tension Relaxation
Full Body Relaxation

Mantra Chanting
Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya
Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva
Om Tryambakam Yajamahe
Om sahana vavatu
Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara
Yogena Cittasya
Hare rama, Hare Krishna
Teaching Practice (Adhyapanam)
Demonstration
Alignment
Instructions

Teaching Methodology
1- Positive & conscious communication.
2- Friendship and trust.
3- Time management
4- Qualities of a teacher
5- Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting.
6- Use of voice in class
7- Mental & emotional preparation for teaching.
8- Class preparation
9- Step by step class structure planning.
Assessments are based on:
Written Test
Oral Test
Attendance
Performance
Behavior
100-hour-TTC
YTTC
Date
Fee
Availability
200 Hour TTC 13th – 30th Dec, 2018 1600 USD Available
200 hour TTC 03 – 20th Jan, 2019 1600 USD Available
300 hour TTC 03 – 25th Jan, 2019 1600 USD Available
500 hour TTC 13 Dec – 25 Jan, 2019 3200 USD Available
30 Hour Yin Yoga 01 – 07th Jan, 2019 800 USD Available
80 Hour Yin Yoga 26th Jan – 01 Feb, 2019 950 USD Available
Private Accommodation fee 300 USD Extra

All classes are mandatory only in case of an emergency or illness one can take leave with respected teacher permission. Uninformed leaves won’t be accepted and this will effect on student monthly performance.

Prerequisites
  • A high degree of self-motivation is required for all aspects of the course. The practice and especially the teaching of yoga demand a high degree of self-discipline and purity. To ensure the success of the programme, participants are required to attend all spiritual activities, meditation sessions, lectures and asana classes. Meat, fish, eggs, black tea, coffee, alcohol, tobacco, drugs and nudity are prohibited during the course as they are counterproductive to the yoga practice. Participants who do not comply with the school rules may be dismissed from the course.
Principles and Guidelines:
  • Vinyasa Yoga Academy is a Traditional Vinyasa Yoga School.
  • The Teaching starts from early in the morning. The time schedule of the practices change according to the seasons.
  • Respectful behavior is mandatory at all times on and off the premises.
  • To respect the rules and regulations Vinyasa Yoga Academy will not refund the fee of students after joining the course.
  • We must be informed in advance if the student is not going to come for a meal.
  • Before departure from Vinyasa Yoga Academy, students must return all the books from the library.
  • Non veg. food, smoking, and drinking alcohol are not allowed on the Vinyasa Yoga Academy premises.
General Rules
  • On the premises, modest dressing is mandatory.
  • Silence should be maintained after 8 pm.
  • Regular home work should be completed.
  • All classes are mandatory to attend.
  • As a part of the evaluation procedure there will be a final exam both theory and practical.
  • Vinyasa Yoga Academy reserves the right to disqualify any students at anytime during TTC for misconduct or breaking the rules..

For further information kindly click FAQ at headlines and find all answers for frequently asked questions

200-Hour VInyasa Yoga Teacher Training Course

200-Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Course